• Will the uncertainty within FED be resolved?

    FED preparing for the future leadership shifts within the organization and this is putting some pressure on the Dollar. The current favourite has not been the happiest with the banks’ practices.

  • Is Kim Jong-un planning another launch?

    USD/JPY lost half a percent in the Friday trading session after Kim Jong-un threatened to conduct a nuclear test again, in response to Trump’s statement to destroy North Korea.

  • The missile launch of North Korea ceased to frighten the markets

    The launch of the ballistic missile by North Korea on Friday did not have a noticeable effect on market sentiment, as traders are entirely focused on the Fed meeting next week.

  • A U-turn in the market?

    The chances of a rate hike in December suddenly rose above 50%, as the markets felt that the FED is convinced in a temporary inflation slowdown.

  • North Korea and a the weak Dollar are leading Gold to new heights

    On Friday, Gold prices swayed around the highest level of this year against the backdrop of the weak Dollar and persisting anxiety around the tensions on the Korean peninsula.

  • The markets are taking a hit with the North Korean situation

    The threat of a military confrontation on the Korean peninsula has provoked a rise of risk on the world market. Stock markets of Europe and Asia went deep into the red zone.

  • Highlights of the Jackson Hole meeting!

    It seems as if the FED head used the Jackson Hole platform for “justification”, speaking in defense of his own post-crisis reforms, free trade, globalization. Take a look at all the main points that were presented at the meeting.

  • Is the Pound caught it a slump?

    Pressure on the British currency will be balanced by the peaceful comments of the central bank heads in of the United States and Europe. The two major forces will discuss the key issues about the development of monetary policy on Friday.

  • What surprises did the Central Bank executives have for the investors?

    To investors great regret, Mario Draghi refrained from discussing monetary policy in the speech at Jackson Hole, however, from the Federal Reserve head Janet Yellen, we could expect more constructive comments.

  • Are the disappointing statistics the end of the USD leadership?

    European and Asian indices are trading in a negative territory due to the USA and North Korea escalated tension. The main beneficiaries of this situation are defensive assets, including the Yen, the Swiss franc, and Gold.

  • What’s wrong with the Phillips curve in the US economy?

    One of the strengths of the July NFP was primarily the increase in wages by 0.3%. Given the high consumer expectations, the increase will give hope for growth in the July consumption, and thus will provide inflation improvement.

  • No more rate hikes this year?

    The current rise in Gold prices suggests that participants are less likely to believe in a third rate hike this year. In the light of this information postponing the rise to the next year is undoubtedly a bearish signal for the Dollar.

  • Gold takes a step forward

    The Dollar is falling, as Mario Draghi is giving a hawkish market rhetoric, even though ECB is playing their cards close to their chest.

  • The markets seem to be cooling down

    The Risk attitude in the global market is very “friendly”, as VIX went below 10 points – a historical record of calm. Gold and the Japanese Yen are trading in the red zone despite the weakness of the US currency.

  • The European currency is on a hike

    Investors hurry to take a comfortable position about the Euro before the ECB makes a global turnaround in the monetary policy. On Wednesday, the common currency is going to test the level 1.14.